symbiont

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noun sym·bi·ont \ ˈsim-bē-ˌänt \

Definition of symbiont

:an organism living in symbiosis; especially :the smaller member of a symbiotic pair

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Origin and Etymology of symbiont

probably from German, modification of Greek symbiount-, symbiōn, present participle of symbioun


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symbiont

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noun sym·bi·ont \ ˈsim-ˌbī-ˌänt , -bē- \

medical Definition of symbiont

:an organism living in symbiosis; especially :the smaller member of a symbiotic pair called also symbiote

symbiontic

play \ˌsim-ˌbī-ˈänt-ik, -bē-\ adjective

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